Tutoring and Centers

Need a tutor in language and culture, chemistry, math or physics? Or would you like to help others and earn school credit by becoming a tutor? Here are a few opportunities to explore.

Additional tutoring resources listed on the My Academics page of the MySanDiego portal.

Courses Tutored: Biology 240/240L, 242/242L, 300, and 305
Hours: Monday - Wednesday, 7 - 10 p.m.
Location: Shiley Science & Technology, Room 225
Fall 2018 Tutors: Monday: Laurel Spaccarelli, Tuesday: Camille Morales, Wednesday: Daniel Rebagliati

Private tutoring is also available. If interested, please contact Lizeth Juvera, Biology executive assistant, at (619) 260-4729, SCST 372, or ljuvera@sandiego.edu

Bio Club at Alcala Bazaar

Tutoring for students enrolled in chemistry courses is available each semester. Tutors and schedules may change from semester to semester.

Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Location: Shiley Center for Science and Technology, 4th Floor
Contact: chemistry@sandiego.edu

The Writing Center tutoring services are free and by appointment, with drop-ins accommodated if appointment slots are open. Tutoring sessions usually last 45 minutes to one hour. At this time we are unable to provide tutoring to online students. Note: The Writing Center is not open during finals, Intersession or Summer Session.

Location: Founders Hall, Room 190B
Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thursday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Friday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact: Schedule an appointment online. You can also call our direct line at (619) 260-4581, or stop by to speak to a staff member in person.

The Logic Center is an informal, drop-in center for students who need extra help in completing their assignments or preparing for their exams. Please bring your book with you.

Courses Tutored: Chapters 1-7 of the Hurley Book (A Concise Introduction to Logic)
Location: Founders Hall, Room 164
Contact: Leeanna Cummings, cummings@sandiego.edu or call (619) 260-4705

Tutoring is available each semester to USD students enrolled in lower-division language classes as well as upper-division conversation or composition courses.

Courses Tutored: Languages 101, 102 and 201. (Tutoring may be available for 202 and upper-division writing and conversation courses.)
Location: Rigsby Language and Culture Commons, Founders 123
Contact: languages@sandiego.edu

The Mathematics Learning Center (MLC) is open and free to USD students on a walk-in basis. The goal of the MLC is to provide peer tutoring that short-term assistance to encourage students to become independent learners. Tutoring focuses on lower division classes, but tutoring for advanced classes may be available.

The MLC opens on TBD

Tutoring Hours: Please refer to the calendar below.

Location: Serra Hall, Room 310

MLC Interim Director: Dr. Lynn McGrath, lmcgrath@sandiego.edu

MLC Interim Director Hours in the MLC (except on holidays): TBD

Tutoring for students enrolled physics courses is available each semester. Tutors and schedules may change from semester to semester.

Tutoring Hours - Fall '18
Tuesday Thursday
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Shiley Science & Technology, Room 129

Contact: physics@sandiego.edu